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Middle Breton: ˈloar, ˈloer

« ˈkiːk (meat) ˈmamː (mother) »

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Lexeme data

Language:Middle Breton
Meaning:moon
Source form:loar, loàr, loer
Phonological form:ˈloar, ˈloer
Gloss:moon
Notes:
Cognate codes:C, T

Sources of lexical data

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Source: GIB = Hemon, Roparz. 1979–1998. Geriadur istorel ar brezhoneg / Dictionnaire historique du breton. 2. éd. Plomelin: Preder.
Pages: 1799
Reliability: High
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Source: Dictionnaire historique Meurgorf. http://meurgorf.brezhoneg.bzh/
Reliability: High

Cognate coding

Cognate Class T
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Source: Matasović, Ranko (2009) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic. Leiden: Brill.
Pages: 248
Reliability: High
Comment: From Proto-Celtic *lugrā- 'moon', PIE *leu̯g- 'to bend, twist' (IEW 685f., LIV 416). Presupposes that the young moon was denoted as 'bent'. The connection with *leu̯k- 'to shine' (IEW 690) is impossible for phonological reasons as this root contains *k, not *g.
Cognate Class C
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Source: Matasović, Ranko (2009) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic. Leiden: Brill.
Pages: 248
Reliability: Doubtful